Japanese red-crowned crane observation tour in Hokkaido!


Let's get to know the Japanese crane! This is an all season tour which provides the possibility to see the Kushiro Marshland and lets us realize the symbiosis of nature and humans while observing the Japanese crane.


  • Learn how the cranes are living in the nature?
  • Learn about the implications of the natural environment and human beings?
  • See the true red-crowned figure!

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5 minutes away from Toro Nature Center . Visitors who come to JR Toro Station will be picked up.   After filling in the necessary documents at the reception, we will give you safety instructions. When you're ready we will move to the Red-crowned Crane House. In the Red-crowned Crane House you will easily learn more about the cranes from the various materials available. Finally we will go to see the cranes. The exact observation point on the day will be determined by the guide. Then we will return to Toro Nature Center and end the tour. It will leave excitement and lots of memories, and you will want to return again one day. Duration: about 3 hours Held between: November to February   Tour departs schedule morning 9:30 to 12:30 (at least two people, prior reservations required)   Set: Toro Nature Center JR Toro Station, there is free pick-up   Elementary school students can also participate.   If you are coming to JR Toro Station, please use 8.57 Kushiro Station departure, 9.26 Toro Station arriving. ~ 13.01 Toro Station departure, 13.33 Kushiro Station arriving. When you come by train. Please let us know what you would like at the time of booking.

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